Published: February 19, 2007
SQL Server 2005 SP2 Now Available
Download SQL Server 2005 SP2
Download SQL Server 2005 Express Edition SP2
Download the Updated SQL Server 2005 Books Online
Download SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack (February 2007)
Download Updated Samples and Sample Databases
Download SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies
Download SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2) enables SQL Server 2005 customers to take advantage of the enhancements within Windows Vista and the 2007 Office system. Specific enhancements include, but are not limited to:
Enhanced BI Capabilities
Performance and Manageability Enhancements
Review what's new in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 for information on new or improved features in Analysis Services, Database Engine, Integration Services, Reporting Services, and Shared Tools.
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To update SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2, click the link below and download the files most appropriate for you.
View Readme files for SQL Server 2005 SP2
To download SQL Server Express Edition SP2, SQL Server Express with Advanced Services, or tools to help manage SQL Server Express, click the link below.
Download a standalone copy of the complete SQL Server 2005 Books Online documentation set. The Books Online set has been updated as of February 2007.
Download the updated SQL Server 2005 Books Online
The SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack is a collection of standalone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2005. It has been updated for SP2.
Download the SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack (February 2007)
Download over 100 samples and four sample databases for SQL Server 2005. These samples have been updated for SP2.
Download updated SQL Server 2005 samples and sample databases
SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies allows you to take advantage of SQL Server 2005 SP2 report processing and management capabilities in SharePoint. The download provides a Report Viewer web part, web application pages, and support for using standard Windows SharePoint Services.
SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007 allow you take advantage of SQL Server 2005 predictive analytics in Office Excel 2007 and Office Visio 2007. The download includes Table Analysis Tools for Excel, Data Mining Client for Excel, and Data Mining Templates for Visio.
•Read the press release for SQL Server 2005 SP2
•Read the What's New document for SQL Server 2005 SP2
•Review the Knowledge Base article listing SQL Server 2005 hotfixes included in SP2
•Participate in an upcoming TechNet public webchat about SQL Server 2005